Institute for Community Research and Development

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The Institute for Community Research and Development (ICRD) undertakes research across four key themes, which are: Social and Community WellbeingCriminal Justice and Violence Prevention; Tackling Inequalities through Heritage and the Arts; and Migration and Mobilities.

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Since 2017, the Institute for Community Research and Development has been working to improve the lives and life chances of people in the region through research driven policy development, promoting social mobility, and by delivering effective community-based transformational projects. We use interdisciplinary expertise to affect positive change by working collaboratively with local communities and partnership networks.

Cross-cutting our themes, we offer innovative research and evaluation methods, and services, such as:

  • The ICRD model of Community and Peer Research
  • Research and evaluation that supports developments in policy and practice
  • Robust qualitative and quantitative research methods

For up to date information about the work being undertaken within ICRD, please visit our blog and twitter feed.

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